Actor Ichikawa Monnosuke II as Aoto Gorô

二代目市川門之助の青砥五郎

Japanese
Edo period
1778 (An'ei 7), 11th month
Artist Katsukawa Shunkô (Japanese, 1743–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al., The Actor's Image (1994), #564 and pl. 110 (center sheet of triptych only)

Dimensions

Hosoban; 30.2 x 15 cm (11 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6145

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete triptych.

MFA impressions: 11.18289VR (11.18289, 11.18418, 11.18419; complete triptych), 21.6145 (right sheet only)

Play: Motomishi Yukibae Hachinoki
Theater: Nakamura
瞻雪栄鉢木(もとみしゆきばえはちのき)
 中村

Signed

Katsukawa Shunkô ga
勝川春好画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection